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Kennedy receives honorary degree
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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President John F. Kennedy delivered San Diego State College's commencement address before approximately 30,000 people at the Aztec Bowl. He was the first to receive an honorary doctoral degree (his was an honorary doctor of law degree) awarded by any California State University campus.
Photograph caption dated June 7, 1963 reads, "President Kennedy, left, smiles with Dr. Malcolm A. Love, president of San Diego State College, after receiving honorary doctor of law degree."
1 photographic print :b&w ;27 x 29 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2098
Kennedy, John F.--(John Fitzgerald),--1917-1963
San Diego State College
San Diego State College--Presidents
Presidents--United States
College presidents--California--San Diego
Commencement ceremonies--California--San Diego
Doctor of laws degree
Degrees, Academic
Universities and colleges--California--San Diego
Cameras--California--San Diego
San Diego (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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